Debian Security Advisory

DLA-687-1 tre -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 842169.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8859.
More information:

A vulnerability has been found in the tre package that could allow an attacker to perform controlled heap corruption.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.0-3+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tre packages.

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